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#193 Promoting Lifelong Learning in Manufacturing with Melody Miller

In our hyperconnected and ever-changing world, it’s essential to keep learning and upskilling. In fact, today’s guest believes that manufacturing leaders have a responsibility to actively promote continuous learning and expose younger generations to career opportunities in manufacturing by making education part of what we do on a daily basis. In today’s episode of Women and Manufacturing, Lydia Di Liello speaks with Melody Miller, President of BeaconMedaes USA, about her passion for lifelong learning. BeaconMedaes, which is part of the Atlas Copco Group, is a leading specialist in the design, education, supply, and installation of piped medical gas distribution systems. Tuning in, you’ll find out about BeaconMedaes’ online learning platform and how they prioritize agility, digital transformation, and continuous feedback from customers in their daily operations, and Melody shares her perspective on making manufacturing ‘sexy’ again, plus so much more! We hope you’ll join us.


Lydia Di Liello

Capital Pricing Consultants increases clients’ profitability through strategy monetization, operational, and tactical solutions.

Lydia M Di Liello, CEO and founder (with more than 25 years of business leadership, supply chain and global pricing expertise) delivers exceptional results through Strategy, Process, and Technology. Leveraging a career at General Motors and b to b manufacturing in Supply Chain and Pricing management, client profitability typically increases from 15%-300% in as little as six months. Client engagements range from global Fortune 500 to smaller privately held firms.

Starting with strategic overview through actionable specific directives, clients achieve significant profit increases. Executing widely respected trademarked methodology including Discovery, Assessment, and Recommendations, D.A.R. Ô delivers a comprehensive roadmap for clients’ corporate strategic goals through operational impact achieving strategy realization.

Lydia is a well-know and widely respected speaker leading executive forums, conferences, and workshops worldwide; she is published frequently in trade and professional journals. With an MBA from Youngstown State University Di Liello is repeatedly requested at corporate retreats and is a member of the Professional Pricing Society Board of Advisors.

Recently published In Manufacturing Today June 2021 https://manufacturing-today.com/news/seamless-connections/

Di Liello was just named as the only pricing consultant with the prestigious 2020 PROS to KNOW award for the second year in a row from Supply and Demand Chain Executive on March 17, 2021

Company Philosophy: Success starts with open and clear communication through every step of the client engagement process. Valuing clients’ time and commitment, Capital Pricing Consultants are dedicated to efficiency and demonstrable efficacy. Di Liello cultivates long-term relationships built one successful project at a time.


Melody Miller

Melody Miller is the President and General Manager of the BeaconMedaes US Customer Center. In this role she has full P+L responsibility and drives the strategic direction of the multi-million dollar business unit. BeaconMedaes specializes in medical air and vacuum systems, manifolds, monitoring equipment and pipeline components and they are part of the Atlas Copco Group of Companies. Melody’s passion is education and technology, specifically working with school children and young adults to address the need for digital acceleration and to coach people in ways to find the path that best fits with their needs and personality. Melody’s own personal mantra is that “we all learn something new every day”. Melody has been with BeaconMedaes for greater than 15 years and she holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Park University.

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